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Between The Lines Columnist Apple Verdict Could Boost Microsoft, RIM Smartphones
By Eric Zeman
Here's how Apple's courtroom win against Samsung might impact Microsoft's Windows Phone platform and RIM's BlackBerry 10.

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Dropbox Two-Factor Authentication Has Kinks, Users Say
Cloud storage provider upgrades security after attacker stole data from Dropbox employee's account. But users say the beta version needs tweaks.

Obama, Romney: Send $$, THX!
Obama campaign will take texted donations, while Romney camp offers Square option at convention.

Open Source: Key To Big Data Riches?
Big data makes a company smart, open source makes it rich, Gartner report contends.

5 Trends Will Reshape Health IT In 2013
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.

Siri And Rivals Prep Next Trick: Mind Reading
Move over KITT from Knight Rider, Apple and Google have smartphone companions that will offer helpful information before you ask. But the creepiness factor must be kept in check.

5 Tips: Overcome Corporate Collaboration Challenges
Social turns top-down communication channels upside down, as employees demand honesty and input on corporate decisions.

4 Reasons IT Leaders Hate Giving Performance Reviews
Dread sitting down with your IT employees to review job performance? Recognize the pitfalls and appraisals will be less troublesome.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity." ~ Bo Bennett

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5 Tips: Overcome Corporate Collaboration Challenges
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Buyer's Guide: Cloud Storage, Backup and Synchronization
Streamline Enterprise Application Upgrades
Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Security and Privacy in the Age of Mobility
InformationWeek 2013 Big Data Survey

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Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

Are You Part Of The 1%?
That's how many U.S. Internet users are IPv6-capable. However, World IPv6 Launch showed new signs of movement. Are things finally poised to change for the 99%?

Microsoft SkyDrive Vs. Dropbox, Google: Hands-On
How does Microsoft's improved cloud filesharing and storage service stack up against the biggest names on the market? Consider a Dropbox fan's experience.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 8 Upgrade Discount
Some Windows 7 PC buyers can now register to purchase Windows 8 Pro upgrade at a big price cut.

Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
How will Apple's new iPhone stack up to Samsung's premier smartphone? Here's a look at some key considerations.

 

SLIDESHOWS
Team Oracle Points New Tech At America's Cup
Fueled by advances in boat design and all the data expertise you'd expect in an Oracle-sponsored project, Team USA looks to gain a high-tech advantage as it defends its America's Cup championship.   View Now

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Jelly Bean Demo On The Samsung Galaxy Nexus
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